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Kevin Frandsen strongly suggests Nationals’ fans dress alike for support

Photo Credit: philly.com On Monday morning, Washington Nationals’ veteran reserve Kevin Frandsen made an off-the-cuff phone call to 106.7 (“The Fan”). CBS’ Chris Lingebach reported Frandsen’s exhortation that Nationals’ fans wear as much red as possible for National League Division Series game 1 on Friday. Frandsen called for a “red out”, similar to what fan bases...
Via DC Sports-Kings
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Guy offers up Nationals playoff tickets on Craigslist in exchange for threesome

If there happen to be a couple of ladies in the D.C. inclined to part with their dignity in exchange for MLB playoff tickets, well, one Craigslist user has an offer for you. An unidentified man has offered up on Craigslist his two tickets in the Diamond Club section of Nationals Park for Friday’s playoffs-opening […] The post Guy offers up Nationals playoff tickets on Craigslist...
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Guy offering Nationals playoff tickets in exchange for threesome on Criagslist

If there are two ladies out there who are looking to go to the Washington Nationals’ first playoff game and are willing to have a threesome with a dude you have never met, you may be in luck. The following offer was posted on Craigslist Tuesday morning. I have two Diamond Club tickets for Fridays […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
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Washington Nationals: 3 reasons Denard Span will carry the Nationals through October

Denard Span Denard Span has only been with the Washington Nationals for two short years but he has made every minute of it count. Span has been in the majors since 2008 and has made a name for himself on the Nationals in the 2014 season. In the short amount of time he has been in Washington he has become an asset to the Nationals. Here are the three top reasons Denard Span will carry...
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The NLeast You Should Know Vol. 24

  The Washington Nationals were the big winners as the 2014 regular season came to a close but the biggest mover over the course of the season was your New York Mets. (Hey, this isnt DCNatsLife.com). Washington has been in first place for the majority of the season and has been running away with the division for the last few months. On September 1st, the Mets were ten games under...
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Nats owner Ted Lerner richest MLB owner according to Forbes

Who is the richest owner in Major League Baseball? Well, you’ve guessed it Nationals owner Ted Lerner. He is worth an estimated $4.5 billion, 10th highest among American sports owners. Monday Forbes released its 2014 list of the 400 Richest Americans. Sports, of course, had a heavy presence on the list led by two Microsoft associates Steve Ballmer and Paul Allen. Considering...
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Righty Tanner Roark waiting to hear on role for NLDS

Nationals manager Matt Williams has not announced his rotation during the National League Division Series, which starts Friday at Nationals Park. It will be interesting to see what role Tanner Roark will play in the postseason. All indications have him coming out of the bullpen -- at least for the first round. Roark's last start was Sept. 23 against the Mets. Roark worked out...
Via Pro Sports Daily
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Webcam Of The Washington Nationals Kittens Is The Cutest Damn Things

With the MLB playoffs about to get started later this evening, the Washington Animal Rescue League wanted to give Nationals fans a 24-hour webcam of their kittens called ‘Catitude’. The five kittens, named Jordan Zimmermeow, Bryce Harpurr, Kitten Strasburg, Adam LaROAR & Whiskers Werth, are clearly ready for Friday’s Game 1 of the NLDS. Information on adopting […] The...
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The 2014 Washington Nationals – Looking at the Numbers

Photo Credit: zimbio.com The 2014 MLB regular season is in the books. Like a lot of fans, I love looking at stats and trying to imagine how the cumulative totals reflect the six months of daily effort. Going out to baseball-reference.com, interesting stats jump out at the reader. This post isn’t a deep dive, although there are a lot of stats. It’s more of a high-level/”hey...
Via DC Sports-Kings
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Why The Washington Nationals Will Win The World Series

The Washington Nationals head into the postseason this October as the top-seeded team in the National League and they have certainly earned that honor. In fact, they are my pick to win the Fall Classic this year after finishing the regular season with a 96-66 record. They arguably have the most complete 25-man roster in all of baseball led by rookie Manager Matt Williams who proved...
Via Baseball Hot Corner
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Nats' Storen, others get 2nd chance in postseason

WASHINGTON (AP) Three years ago, Drew Storen was the confident, young closer for the Washington Nationals, a first-round draft pick who saved 43 games. Two years ago, he needed elbow surgery in April, worked his way back into the last-guy-on-the-mound job by the time the playoffs rolled around, then allowed a ninth-inning lead to become a 9-7 loss in Game 5 of the NL division series...
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Local man supports Nationals’ World Series quest by growing beard

In a recent edition of the Prince William Today weekly newspaper, this was noted:   Well, well, well…lookie who’s in my local paper this week! pic.twitter.com/ru5ccXAqyT — Laurie L (@NatsGirlz) September 27, 2014 Middle-school teacher/baseball assistant coach BJ Treuting has been growing that facial hair for nearly three years. The beard started in February 2012, part of...
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Catch of the Year Candidate: Steven Souza, Jr.

Steven Souza, Jr., who entered the ninth-inning as a defensive replacement for left-fielder Ryan Zimmerman, made this incredible diving catch to preserve Jordan Zimmermann’s no-hitter: Besides playing the hero on the final out of the Nationals’ regular season, Souza has also been named the organization’s Minor League Player of the Year. Souza triple slashed .350/.432/.590...
Via The Fantasy Fix
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Here's how the final out of Jordan Zimmermann's no-hitter looked from the stands (Video)

What better way to commemorate Jordan Zimmermann's no-hitter on Sunday than with a bunch of videos taken by fans in the stands? Up above, our personal favorite, because the guy holding the camera ABSOLUTELY LOSES HIS BLEEPING MIND. It's the greatest. Next, the amazing video of Souza's catch by Jonny Rasch, via everywhere. And so on, videos and videos and videos: ...
Via Nationals Enquirer
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Official Video: Watch Steven Souza save Jordan Zimmermann's no hitter with one of the best catches of the year

Brought in for defensive purposes, Washington Nationals outfielder Steven Souza saves Jordan Zimmermann's no-hitter with an unbelievable diving catch for the last out of the game.Your browser does not support iframes.Follow us on Twitter for exclusive stories, Subscribe by Email, or Return Home
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Great grab helps Zimmermann toss Nats' 1st no-no

WASHINGTON (AP) As the ball soared toward deep left-center, seemingly destined to end Jordan Zimmermann's bid for the first no-hitter by a Washington Nationals pitcher, the righty threw his head back and thought, ''Double. No-doubt double.'' Zimmermann was one out from history Sunday, and for what must have seemed like forever he watched little-used rookie left...
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Jordan Zimmermann’s No-no Provides Best Vine Ever

The icing on the cake of what ended up being a pretty tremendous day of baseball Sunday was Jordan Zimmermann’s season ending no-hitter. The 28-year-old’s no-no is not only the first for the Washington Nationals, but it is also just the fifth no-hitter to be thrown on the final day of the regular season. But none of them ended the way Zimmermann’s did…with left fielder Steven...
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Jordan Zimmermann pitches no-hitter

The last time Jordan Zimmermann was on the mound for the Nationals he took a comebacker off his right shoulder. A bad bruise and soreness to the shoulder forced manager Matt Williams to push back his start to Sunday’s season finale versus the Miami Marlins. Williams also was forced to wait and see how Zimmermann responded before he settled on a rotation for the National Division...
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Steven Souza Jr. is the best kind of goofball

Source Since Steven Souza Jr. is going be all over SportsCenter for his spectacular catch, I feel obligated to tell you all that he’s an enormous goofball. When I was covering the Syracuse Chiefs (the Nationals Triple-A team) this season, he used to roam the hallways shirtless so we reporters would have to look, pick up teammates’ children and tell them they wanted to be interviewed...
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Jordan Zimmermann gets double Gatorade bath, bubble gum shower, pie in the face, after his no hitter (Video)

Jordan Zimmermann got the full treatment from his teammates during his postgame interview on the field with MASN's Dan Kolko after his no hitter on Sunday: double Gatorade bath, two bubblegum showers, shaving cream pie in the face from Jayson Werth. Here's the CliffNotes version in a single Vine, (via @RecordsAndRadio): The aftermath: (Screencap via MLB.com/MASN video)
Via Nationals Enquirer
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Highlight: Steven Souza saves Jordan Zimmermann’s no-hitter

Going into the ninth inning with a one-run lead, manager Matt Williams decided to pull left-fielder Ryan Zimmerman for defensive purposes, subbing in rookie Steven Souza, Jr. That decision proved to be a perfect call by the Nationals skipper for both the team and pitcher Jordan Zimmermann. Marlins Christian Yelich hit a flyball to left field over the head of Souza. But with so much...
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Watch: Steven Souza’s Diving Grab Saves Jordan Zimmerman’s No-Hitter

A no hitter in baseball just doesn’t feel complete without a spectacular play in the field. In the case of Washington Nationals pitcher Jordan Zimmerman, he got a little help from Steven Souza. Zimmerman was in pursuit of the Nationals first no-hitter in team history when Miami’s Christian Yelich cranked  a rope to left field. Luckily for Zimmerman, Souza wasn’t letting anything...
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Jordan Zimmermann throws first no-hitter in Nationals history

Your browser does not support iframes. Jordan Zimmermann pitched the first no-hitter for the Washington Nationals in a 1-0 victory over the Miami Marlins in a regular-season finale Sunday. Zimmermann (14-5) finished with 10 strikeouts and one walk in the fifth no-hitter in the majors this year.  Zimmerman allowed only two baserunners. Rookie Steven Souza had to make a leaping...
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Steven Souza makes incredible catch for final out of Jordan Zimmermann’s no-hitter (Video)

Your browser does not support iframes. In his final start of the regular season, Jordan Zimmermann was brilliant. However, he wasn’t the only member of the Washington Nationals who impressed on the afternoon. With two outs in the top of the ninth, Christian Yelich hit a pitch by Zimmermann to the gap in left-center that […]
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Washington 1, Miami 0; 28 September 2014 (Washington 96-66, Miami 77-85)

Photo Credit: Washington Nationals After a wonderful six-month journey, the MLB regular season has come to an end. What a way to go! Jordan Zimmermann no-hit the Marlins, and Ian Desmond’s 24th homer was the necessary offense as the Nationals completed a very good regular season. Miami’s Henderson Alvarez (who no-hit the Tigers on the last day of last season), battled all day...
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